Dedicated To Our District

Serving Claiborne, Copiah, Hinds, Rankin, and Warren Counties our Workforce Division offers a variety of services regarding careers, workforce training, assessment/testing, and Adult Basic and Continuing Education. We are dedicated to providing current and prospective employers in our district a trained and educated workforce, enabling our district to retain and grow existing businesses and industries as well as to attract new ones.

21st Century Skills

Our objective is to provide workforce training as well as career and technical education to the people located in Hinds CC’s district. It is our goal to ensure our population has the 21st century skills needed to secure, retain and advance in their chosen career pathway providing an improved quality of life.

Academies & Programs

Logging Academy

The Logging Academy is an 8 to 16-week program designed to equip students with little or no experience to become logging equipment operators with safety certifications.

Coding Academy

The Coding Academy is a one-year program, cohort model unique to Mississippi. ERDC and Hinds worked to develop a curriculum that would satisfy the needs of the community.

Deckhand River Barge Training

The only program of its kind in Mississippi, students receive specialized training that prepares them for a career on the water.


An innovative workforce training program dedicated to preparing people who need help with foundational skills for careers by mixing career training with additional educational support.

Career & Technical Programs

Enroll in one of our career or technical programs and train for high-wage, high-skill, and high-demand jobs.

Economic Development & Workforce News
McCulloch Scholarship recipient makes seamless return to school

McCulloch Scholarship recipient makes seamless return to school

PEARL – A few years ago, Jessica Hardwick decided that since her family had grown by one, it was time to similarly grow her opportunity to help support them. Enter Hinds Community College, and the third-semester nursing student at the college’s Rankin Campus has a...

Electro-Mechanical students show skills in hands-on lesson

Electro-Mechanical students show skills in hands-on lesson

The combined ingenuity of six Electro-Mechanical Technology classes was on display this past semester as students demonstrated a mobile pumping station at McKenzie Pond on the Raymond Campus. A motor control apparatus was connected to a generator-powered mobile power...

Pearl WIN Job Center opens officially at Hinds CC Rankin Campus

PEARL – Job seekers in Pearl and surrounding communities in and around Rankin County can now seek employment plus a whole lot more at the newly-opened WIN Job Center on the grounds of Hinds Community College Rankin Campus. College officials and others representing...